Kean University

1000 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083-0411

About Kean University

Kean University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in at least one professional field. Master’s degrees are also awarded in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are full time students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate12,072
Student Age% Under 2559%
 % 25 and Over41%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time67%
 % Part-time33%
Race/Ethnicity% White49.6%
 % Black18.3%
 % Asian6.3%
 % Latino18.9%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown4.8%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted62%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled42%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Neither required nor recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT92%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800500 / 800
 SAT Math420 / 800510 / 800

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$60
 In-State Tuition & Fees$9,815
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$15,404
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid78%
 % Undergraduates with Loans64%
 % Undergraduates with Grants55%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,800
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$12,950
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$16,500
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,082
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,375
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,375

Neighborhood Data for the Union Area

Median Age38.9
Median Household Income$65,654
Total Population6,293
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.7% 51.3%
 Age 0-954.6%45.4%
 Age 10-1751.0%49.0%
 Age 18-2451.1%48.9%
 Age 25-2959.6%40.4%
 Age 30-3950.1%49.9%
Race/Ethnicity% White91.5%
 % Black3.3%
 % Asian0.9%
 % Latino11.6%
 % Native American0.9%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$12,950
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$16,500
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,180
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